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. >>> those that want to see x factor will be on my 28. we will be right back. president obama: there's just no quit in america... and you're seeing that r now. over five million new jobs. exports up forty one percent. home values... rising. our auto industry... back. and our heroes are coming home. we're not there yet, but we've made real progress and the... last thing we should do is turn back now. here's my plan for the next four years: making education and training a national priority; building on our manufacturing boom; boosting american-made energy; reducing the deficits responsibly by cutting where... we can, and asking the wealthy to pay a little more. and ending the war in afghanistan, so we can... do some nation-building here at home. that's the right path. so read my plan, compare it to governor romney's... and decide which is better for you. it's an honor to be your president... and i'm asking for your vote... so together, we can keep moving america forward. i'm barack obama and i approve this message. athat's what the plan georged allen supports... would cost our economy. newspa
. >> i want them to be sure to vote for the right person, mitt romney or obama, either or. >> reporter: the board of elections here expected by now, they have about 20,000 people who voted. instead, 35,000 weigh more than they expected. >>> president obama returned to the campaign trail today after touring the devastation from hurricane sandy. the big question now, will sandy affect the election? with more on the candidates' final pushes and early voting, we turn to wisdom martin with this week's campaign u. >> reporter: the topic this week, we're going to discuss with the professor and students, how much did the impact of superstorm sandy have or will it have on the election? professor, what is it going to do to the elect, if anything? >> five days before the election, the final lasting impressions are very, very important. what you have is devastation, president acting in charge solving problems but you have powerful imagery. americans are turned off by the hyperpartisanship. you have president obama and chris christie examining the damage, talking with each other and working togethe
are headed in the wrong direction and you have president obama, you are right. he has a glossy brochure and i've looked at that brochure and as you know i played the role of obama during the debate preps and it is more of the same and you can argue we need to do more of the same but it hasn't worked and hasn't worked by president obama's own measurements, he said unemployment would be 50% lower, than it is, if we passed the stimulus package and, economic growth would be 2/3 higher than it is. and the one thing that is in his now parole is to raise taxes and he wants to raise taxes on a million small businesses including a lot here in ohio and that will result according to a study by the national federation of independent businesses with a 700,000 job loss which we cannot afford. so, governor romney instead has proposed pro-growth policies including a tax reform proposal that lowers the rate of taxation, but makes the tax code far more efficient, simplifies it and, that will result in 7 million new jobs, over the next ten years. that is the choice people have and in ohio, you know, they are ch
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have president obama in his role as president right now and mitt romney kind of relegated to the sidelines right now as the republican challenger, that is an advantage for the incumbent; however, we'll have to see that on tuesday whether or not this had any affect on this at all. >> absolutely, much more on how sandy is impacting the presidential election coming up later in the newscast. thank you very much. >>> and back to some of the unbelievable pictures coming out of new york city. this is the subway station and new york city's mayor said all of the 10 tunnels that carry new yorkers under the east river are flooded. limited subway service will resume tomorrow. buses will be used to make up for the lack of trains running between manhattan and brooklyn. meantime, two of new york's three major airports are back open today. the flights resuming slowly at jfk and newark. laguardia, though, still closed and this ivideo of trucks pumping water from the runways at laguardia. the airport officials are not sure when it will reopen. by the way, if you're flying through the area t
to check to make sure that they're voting for the right person whether it be romney or obama, either or. >> they expect that by now they'd have about 20,000 who voted. instead it's been 35,000, way more than they exp. >>> all right. the ipad minny goes on sale today and apple fans line up around the world. they've been lining up to get their hans on the new tablet but the crowds are smaller than we've seen for previous apple products. the 7.9-inch min is priced higher than model gadgets at $329. >> the lines for early voting seem to be as long for the lines to get an ipad. >> that's good. >> i wonder which one is moving faster though. that's the question. >>> there's a new king in the world of country music. >> blake shellton won top honors taking home the entertainer of the year award. >> now, this is the first time shelton has won the award. previous winners include chesney chesney. >>> all right. good times. >>> still plenty ahead on fox 5 morning news. the battle for the white house, we will tell you where the candidates will take their message today. >>> fox is on our way to the ar
husband and michelle obama will stay on her own in florida. >> all right, and thank you for joining us on this special edition of fox 5 news edge you decide 2012, of course, the news is always on www.myfoxdc.com. tmz on tv is coming up next. see you back here at 
see barack obama and mitt romney crisscrossing each other throughout the midwest today. you tend to think it that where they go is where their attentions are at this point. so, how in play are wisconsin and ohio right now as far as swinging this one? >> well, wisconsin, the president won by 14 points where's trying to hold on and to get the one-vote victory to get all of the electoral votes. he did very well in northwestern wisconsin, a white rural area. he flipped 12 of 19 counties, which wasup pret precedented. in ohio -- unprecedented and in ohio, he won by five points, a sizeable margin, and he's back there trying to get those 18 electoral votes. the real question, i go back to pennsylvania, is romney engaging in a ultimate head fake or faint by going into pennsylvania on sunday? is it an app? a strategic design to get obama to go in to pennsylvania, or do they actually feel that those 20 electoral votes can be gained or is it an act of desperation? >> i want to bring it back home here to the district. the d.c. city council, the at- large incumbent michael brown is up for re
. we'll be right back. president obama: there's just no quit in america... and you're seeing that right now. over five million new jobs. exports up forty one percent. home values... rising. our auto industry... back. and our heroes are coming home. we're not there yet, but we've made real progress and the... last thing we should do is turn back now. here's my plan for the next four years: making education and training a national priority; building on our manufacturing boom; boosting american-made energy; reducing the deficits responsibly by cutting where... we can, and asking the wealthy to pay a little more. and ending the war in afghanistan, so we can... do some nation-building here at home. that's the right path. so read my plan, compare it to governor romney's... and decide which is better for you. it's an honor to be your president... and i'm asking for your vote... so together, we can keep moving america forward. i'm barack obama and i approve this message. >>> as we enter the final weekend of the presidential race the candidates will not only be eyeing the polls, they'll be keepi
. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. >>> a live look outside right now. it is thursday, the week is almost over t seems like this has been a 10-day week. >> it does, doesn't it. >> that is a live look outside at the u.s. capitol dome. we are almost there. we made it through. we'll keep going one more day. speaking of making it through, these people made it through last night. the halloween spirit was out in full force in georgetown last night. d.c. police were also out in full force making sure everyone was safe while celebrating the holiday. >> they said this was the busiest and happiest and scariest place to be so he thought i would come and experience it. >> we heard everybody wears a lot of cool costumes and everybodying really friendly so we decided to check it out for ourselves. >> police say no major problems were reported last night in georgetown. that is i good thing. >> i think the guy behind the transformer was the one i saw this morning. he was still in the roadway. i was like okay, i got to get around you. i don't know what you're doing. 3:3
sure that they are voting for the right person, whether be it mitt romney, obama and either or. >> reporter: the board f elections here in prince george's county expects that by now need have about 20,000 people who -- they'd have about 20,000 people who voted. instead it's been 35,000, way more than that he expected. in upper marlboro beth parker, fox 5 news. >>> the results of the election could affect holiday shopping, but many people say it's way too early to talk about that. shawn yancy has your fox 5 top five. >> up first, brian, what do you think? is it too early to start thinking about christmas shopping? no. 5, according to a rent shopper survey 75% of americans think stores should wait to deck the halls until after thanksgiving and shoppers want retailers to keep it hi-tech and make sure their websites and apps are ready for the shopping demands of the holiday season and cyber monday. no. 4,he customer is looking up, consumer confidence in october jumping to its highest reading since february, 2008. last month's rating topped expectations, but experts say it's still
were destroyed. the cause of the initial fire is still not known right now. president obama traveling to new jersey today to get an up- close look at the devastation there with governor chris christie. it is hard to tell what caused it. i mean, gosh, just look at that. >> it was certainly fanned by the winds. >> right. >> whether they figure it out or not, either way, a lot of people will need help out there. >> yeah, it is tough. around here, today will be another day for clean-up for for people that have trees in the yard, that kind of thing. trees will gradually improve around here. i know we have trick or treating later tonight. we should be just fine. going to be a little cool out there but not dealing with a lot of wind or rain. so that is good. let's get to the radar. got a couple of light showers out there to start your day but things have been gradually improving since yesterday and much more in the way of rain yesterday. in fact, it rained for much of the day here in washington. you can see just some scattered showers out to the west, out west of hagerstown working down 81 a
. we'll be right back. charlie rose: will you endorse president obama? colin powell: yes. when he took over we were in one of the... worst recessions we had seen in recent times... close to a depression. and i saw, over the next several years, stabilization... come back in the financial community. housing is starting to pick up. the president saved the auto industry. and the actions he's taken with respect to... protecting us from terrorism have been very, very solid. and so, i think we ought to keep on the track that we are on. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. would ban all abortions and contraception seemed a bit extreme. so i looked into it. turns out, romney doesn't oppose contraception at all. in fact, he thinks abortion should be an option in cases of rape, incest, or to save a mother's life. this issue's important to me, but i'm more concerned about the debt our children will be left with. i voted for president obama last time, but we just can't afford four more years. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. . >>> breaking news out
mitt romney's ads say. we know what he'll do. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. >>> all right. michael bloomberg says his new york city marathon must go on. some feel the city should focus on helping the many victims of the superstorm. >> that's a tough call. it brinso yeah, that's just a th call. >> i know somebods up there and she's worried because she's like, we can't get around anyways right now. where are these people going to go? >> it's going to be -- they've already been saying too how cold it's getting at night and people don't have electricity so you know -- >> it could still be weeks without electricity as the temperatures are going to remain cool here for at least another week. let's get your weather forecast. and yesterday, it was okay. >> did the sun ever come out? i don't remember seeing it. >> it did come out for a moment or two. >> i don't remember seeing it either. >> must have been that split second when i didn't look out the window. >> we're going to take your word for it, tucker. >> i'm sure it was out somewhere. >> you had to p
is the detroit news of romney. romney 's right to say -- they criticized his policies and supported obama's policies. on the issue of the auto bailout, they supported obama. >> okay. so once again, there's truth in both ads. >> yeah. it's complicated. >> it is . i guess in many of these ads, they are stretching the truth or leaving out key facts. they are not necessarily out right lies. >> right. that's the big thing thing. you are not getting the full context. >> okay. let's go to another ad. this is going to be pro romney. this one is getting a lot of play. a woman says she went on the internet to find out what romney's views were. >> those ads say mitt romney would ban all abortions and contraceptions seemed extreme. i looked into it. turns out romney doesn't oppose contraception at all. he thinks abortion should be an option in cases of rape, incest or to save a mother's life. >> she goes on to say that besides for her it's really all about the economy. talk to me about this. is there truth in here? >> this ad is broadly speaking true. no politician is proposing to ban contraception.
. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. >>> all right, we want to share more of your pictures of the storm. this photo is from a fox 5 viewer in woodbridge, virginia. we're getting report of flooding and trees down across the area. be careful on the roads this morning if you have to get out. that is huge. we've seen a lot of that throughout the area. >> the sun gets up and everybody starts taking in and assessing the damage they have around their house. i'm sure we will see more. >> get them off the power lines and the whole nine yards. >> remember, you can e-mail pictures, to my weather photo at g mail .com. >> and you can upload or download, however we say it to the fox 5 weather app too. pretty easy to do that, too. >> we haven't seen the fan. the day. >> it seems like forever. >> so we want to say hello to our facebook fan of the day. brittany wharton. brittany tells us today is her 25th birthday. >> happy birthday. >> and all she asks for was the power to stay on and i hope your power is on, brittany. i know a lot of folks don't have it this morning. i ho
the tipline at 202-895- 3,000. e-mail them at www.myfoxdc.com.  president obama: there's just no quit in america... and you're seeing that right now. over five million new jobs. exports up forty one percent. home values... rising. our auto industry... back. and our heroes are coming home. we're not there yet, but we've made real progress and the... last thing we should do is turn back now. here's my plan for the next four years: making education and training a national priority; building on our manufacturing boom; boosting american-made energy; reducing the deficits responsibly by cutting where... we can, and asking the wealthy to pay a little more. and ending the war in afghanistan, so we can... do some nation-building here at home. that's the right path. so read my plan, compare it to governor romney's... and decide which is better for you. it's an honor to be your president... and i'm asking for your vote... so together, we can keep moving america forward. i'm barack obama and i approve this message. . >>> the storm is passed, but the work is beginning in the wake of hurricane sand
'll be right back with more weather. stay with us as fox 5 morning news rolls on. president obama: there's just no quit i in america... and you're seeing that right now. over five million new jobs. exports up forty one percent. home values... rising. our auto industry... back. and our heroes are coming home. we're not there yet, but we've made real progress and the... last thing we should do is turn back now. here's my plan for the next four years: making education and training a national priority; building on our manufacturing boom; boosting american-made energy; reducing the deficits responsibly by cutting where... we can, and asking the wealthy to pay a little more. and ending the war in afghanistan, so we can... do some nation-building here at home. that's the right path. so read my plan, compare it to governor romney's... and decide which is better for you. it's an honor to be your president... and i'm asking for your vote... so together, we can keep moving america forward. i'm barack obama and i approve this message. >>> welcome back, it's 9:47, there's one of the latest images that you c
this is the right thing to do. we heard make a deal to save the budget or default for the first time. george allen. bob mcdonald who was a veteran and i and erik and president obama and john and the u.s. chamber of commerce, default is not an option even if the deal is ugly. mcdonald was asked you were on tim kaine's side. the result would be an international fiscal collapse. i did support a deal rather than a default but don't support defense cuts. a very specific plan to avoid them. we can avoid these cuts, let the bush tax cuts expire as they were intended to expire. fix medicare so we can negotiate over the price of prescription drugs and take away the tax subsidies. if you do those two things, now you don't need to find a trillion dollars of cuts. you need to find $235 billion of targeted savings over 10 years and everyone says we can do that. the secretary says we can find savings but don't give us a number that's too ugly or make us save on the wrong things rather than the right things. i put a specific plan on the table. each of these elements are compromises. now is the time for compromis
protections for our churches and guarantees the civil right to commit to the one you love. while there are those trying to divide us, presidents obama and clinton stand with us. pastors, business leaders, newspapers, democrats and republicans are all coming together for question 6. because it's about fairness-- treating everyone equal under the law. and who could be against that? >>> fairfax county police are still searching for the serial groper. they say he struck again. the latest incident occurred at springfield in the 7200 block of commerce street. a man grabbed a woman from behind at a bus stop. she screamed. he took off. police released this sketch. if you recognize him, call police. >>> disturbing video on youtube shows a fight last week at centreville high in fairfax county. the washington examiner reports the mother of one of these girls said her daughter has been bullied at school for weeks and warned school officials before the fight broke out. wendy settle said she's glad her daughter defended herself even though she was suspended three days for fighting. >>> the dis
election day, that's right, one week, president barack obama and governor mitt romney are suspending their campaigns for today. president obama is at the white house, and is monitoring the impact and response to superstorm sandy. aide force governor mitt romney say if anything, he will take part am some sort of relief effort. the federal government is shut down again today, but the labor department says friday's big jobs report will still be released on schedule. >> hard to believe that the election is next week. >> obviously, we were all consumed with it, and in the last few day, we have been dealing with this storm. but we will be back to it i'm sure tomorrow or thursday. >> there we go. >> uh-huh. >> good morning. >> we're still not out of the woods with this. the impact of the storm is just absolutely amazing. so we are going to get right to it and let people know exactly what is going on. let's look at the infrared satellite shot of what was hurricane sandy. now it is actually about 90 miles west of philadelphia. but you know what? take a look at the wide area still being impact
of the storm. president obama went to the headquarters of the american red cross here in washington. the president said he is confident the recovery effort is heading in the right direction and he urged people to make monetary donations to the red cross disaster relief fund. >> we certainly feel profoundly for all the families whose lives have been up ended and will be going through tough times the next several days and perhaps several weeks and months. the most important message i have for them is that america's with you. >> we won't be able to solve all our problems with our of the this morning. there are a lot of people that will still be looking for goods even though we've gathered these things as you know, but one of the things i've learned in life is you make the difference you can. >> reporter: the white house announced late this afternoon that president obama will travel to storm strickenew jersey wednesday to view the storm damage from the massive storm that struck the east coast and sank first responders. mitt romney meanwhile is scheduled to hold a campaign rally in flor
at 10:00. >>> the presidential election is just a week away, but politics right now taking a back seat to super storm sandy. tomorrow president obama will head to new jersey to get a first hand look at the damage. earlier today he dropped by the red cross headquarters in northwest d.c. to thank everyone. >> the reason we're here is because the red cross knows what it's doing when it comes to emergency response. so people all across the country who have not been affected, now is the time to show the kind of generosity that makes america the greatest nation on earth. >> gop presidential candidate mitt romney also canceled his campaign events today. he spent a chunk of time in the key battleground state of ohio. romney and his team of volunteers checked food and other donations at a storm relief center in kettering. >> we won't be able to solve all the problems with our effort this morning, though a lot of people will still be looking for goods even though we've gathered these things as you know, but i know that one of the things i've learned in life is that you make the difference you ca
or is it just too early to tell right now? >> i think it is too early. i could be brilliant, maureen, and say i know what is going to be the result. maryland, only four states did better for obama than maryland. it's lock. virginia might be pivotal and maybe with the benefit of hindsight, we could have said, if romney had spent more time in virginia, although they've both spent so much time here, by canceling one event in virginia beach, i don't think it is going to make a difference. >> all right. fox 5 political analyst mark plotkin, thank you and stay safe. >> thank you. >> all right. that is just -- that just shows you how strong the storm is expected to be if we are talking about next week. this is not by any means a stretch of the imagination. >> yeah, the real key here. this is uncharted territory. we really haven't ever seen a storm like this sort of make that left hook this late in the season. the wind field is so expansive, all the way from maine to the carolinas, they are getting tropical force wind. it is very powerful. don't be fooled. it doesn't mean it is not still on the way. it
% republican. doug luzader has the poll numbers. recover this is where the race stands right now. a new fox news poll has it tied up 46% apiece, slightly tighter than just a few weeks ago. >> the obama team is hoping that image as like this will count for something, the president taking charge in the wake of superstorm sandy, touring the damage in new jersey. it didn't hurt that one of his strongest critic, new jersey governor chris christie, lavished him with praise. >> it has been a great working relationship to make sure that we're doing the jobs that people elected us to do. i cannot thank the president enough for his personal concern and compassion for our state and for the people of our state. >> what i can promise you is that the federal government will be working as closely as possible with the state and local officials and we will not quit until this is done. >> reporter: and the president will be back on the trail today in nevada, colorado and wisconsin. mitt romney will be in virginia after rallies yesterday in florida balancing his push for early voters with a call for storm rel
of new york city, who says he's doing it because the president, president obama, has done a lot on global warming. the president is slamming mitt romney, charging he would be a rubber stamp for the right wing. romney is ridiculing the president for wanting to create a new cabinet position, a secretary of business. >> i don't think what we need is another government bureau accurate that supposedly knows something about job creation. i think it would be a president who actually understands job creation. >> he's saying he's the candidate of change. let me tell you, wisconsin, we know what change looks like. and what the governor is offering sure ain't change. giving more power back to the biggest banks isn't change. leaving millions without health insurance isn't change. another $5 trillion tax cut that favors the wealthy isn't change. >> this week the president's campaign has also started pouring money into democratic leaning states like michigan, minnesota, and pennsylvania. and don't forget about early voting. early voting resumed after being shut down for two days, and hours were extende
supporting president obama. he'll also talk about the contest between tim kaine and george allen. that's coming up at 9:00, right after fox 5 morning news. . >>> it's your look at the new and noteworthy in the week ahead. it is the capital rundown for the week of october 29th, 2012. on monday at 9:30 a.m., the united states supreme court hears arguments in the case of james clapper versus amnesty international. the case looks at the constitutionality of federal wiretapping laws. tuesday, october 30th at 11:00 a.m., the national press club hosts democratic campaign chairman congressman steve israel of new york and republican policy chairman congressman tom christ of georgia. they will speak about the status of the upcoming congressional elections. wednesday, october 31st at 10:00 a.m., the ceo of nastc speaks at the birthing in stewings on why the markets are still on the sidelines in this recovery and how a stable federal budget could change that. a new month starts thursday, november 1st, and at 4:00 p.m. at the library of congress, they will host a lecture by historian john witty, jr
still playing out. both the obama and romney campaigns are scrambling to switch up their schedules and recalibrate their messages as they reond to sandy. >>> fox 5 morning news at 7 starts right noufrment >>> this is halloween, wednesday, october 31st, 2012. there's your live look outside. much more traffic this morning than we've had in a you a mornings. >> metro also open today. normal service resumed this morning. however, some bus routes could be affected by flooding and road closures, so build in some extra time for your trip. >>> the federal government is open today, though employees have the option for unscheduled leave and telework. most students will head back to the classrooms but some schools are still closed due to power outages. in fairfax county, the following schools will remain closed. they are language ly langly. in arlington county, bar croft elementary school is closed n d.c., jefferson county will remain closed. >> prince georges county, excel academy is closed n howard county, bowman bridge elementary school is closed and arundel county will have 17 schools tha
. with one week before election day, the candidates canceled all their events today. president barack obama is at the white house and monitoring the impact. aids for governor mitt romney say if anything he'll take part in some sort of relief effort. it's all very much up in the air right now depending on the storm. >> we've got plenty ahead this morning, but first, some areas just aren't dealing with rain. a look at snow in west virginia and north carolina. >> maryland also getting snow as well.  >>> super storm sand r sandy slammed the shore last night and it is deadly. at least 13 are reported dead and five million are in the dark. schools from virginia to maine are closed today. states of emergency declared in eight different states and in new york city, transportation officials are worried about seawater flooding some subways. >> we saw the picture earlier too. it shows how hard it hit up there. we got a significant hit as well. >> we'll have to wait until morning to see some of the damage. there was serious flooding last night. things are winding down. t
about the political masks that you have available and what's popular. >> we do have barack obama. we have at least six of him, if not a dozen or two. we have most of the presidents since nixon. >> reporter: which i find interesting. because you don't have mitt romney, right? >> we ran out of him -- >> reporter: you did? >> we had him. we got in all the republican primary candidates before halloween, and they ran out before he was even elected as running mate. >> reporter: i was like, my gosh, maybe you have to become president first before you get a mask. apparently not. >> no. >> reporter: ladies, for you, you have wigs here. >> we have the first lady, and i've been told by, this would work for ann romney. >> reporter: the high society wig for her. you'll be swamped today. opening at 10:00 this morning, and you'll stay open until 9:00 tonight. what is your advice? >> i would honestly come in as early as you can, because stuff is going to start running out. haven't cleaned us out yet, but it's getting close. >> reporter: you're on your way. also popular, '70s wear. you can always be
equality. question 6 strengthens protections for our churches and guarantees the civil right to commit to the one you love. while there are those trying to divide us, presidents obama and clinton stand with us. pastors, business leaders, newspapers, democrats and republicans are all coming together for question 6. because it's about fairness-- treating everyone equal under the law. and who could be against that? (bell ringshi. yes? you know those delicious granola bunches in honey bunches of oats? i love those. we've added more to every box. really? wow! honey bunches of oats. make your day bunches better. would ban all abortions and contraception seemed a bit extreme. so i looked into it. turns out, romney doesn't oppose contraception at all. in fact, he thinks abortion should be an option in cases of rape, incest, or to save a mother's life. this issue's important to me, but i'm more concerned about the debt our children will be left with. i voted for president obama last time, but we just can't afford four more years. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> i love
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